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    Review: 'Muppets Most Wanted' With Kermit, Miss Piggy, Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais & More

    With the exception of Walter, a perfectly serviceable character who joined an ensemble already way too rich with personalities to add another, 2011’s “The Muppets” was sort of a perfect reintroduction to Jim Henson’s most famous creations: playing directly to the notion that Kermit and the gang were...

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    Review: 'Mr. Peabody And Sherman,' Featuring The Voices of Ty Burrell, Stanley Tucci, Stephen Colbert & More

    Before our very early screening of "Mr. Peabody and Sherman," the new 3D adaptation of the Jay Ward characters that originated on "The Rocky & Bullwinkle Show," director Rob Minkoff addressed the audience (comprised mostly of children). He told us that we were one of the first audiences to see the m...

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    Watch: The World's Most Dangerous Criminal Arrives In New Trailer For 'Muppets Most Wanted'

    2011's "The Muppets" arrived on a wave of nostalgia and some very savvy marketing, that converged into a final product that was a big ball of fun (remember those parody trailers?). This time around, that wistful feeling has faded, the marketing has been more traditional and Disney sort of just expec...

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    Watch: New Trailer For DreamWorks Animations' 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman,' Plus A Bunch Of New Posters

    When it comes to commercially viable properties that appeal to modern children, we can't help but think that "Mr. Peabody & Sherman," based on characters from the "Peabody's Improbably History" segments of "The Rocky & Bullwinkle Show," might be a little dusty for today's young audiences. Then again...

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    Tim Robbins & Will Forte Replace Dennis Quaid & Ty Burrell In 'Jackie Brown' Prequel 'The Switch'

    Hey, remember “The Switch”? That Elmore Leonard adaptation, which is a prequel to “Jackie Brown”? Writer/director Dan Schechter is attached to it. Does any of that ring a bell? Well, if you do remember and have been looking forward to this, rest assured, it’s still happ...

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    Tina Fey Lands Russian Role In 'The Muppets 2'

    Late last year word arrived that none other than Ricky Gervais landed the lead role in the “The Muppets 2” with “Modern Family” star Ty Burrell taking over for Christoph Waltz in one of the other two major parts. At the time it was rumored that the film was “a Euro...

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    Ty Burrell Replaces Christoph Waltz In 'The Muppets' Sequel

    After “The Muppets” stuck fairly faithfully to the tone and style of the original Muppet big screen outing, 1979’s “The Muppet Movie,” it appears that its sequel will follow the “The Great Muppet Caper” in very much the same way. As the title suggests, the m...

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    Robert Downey Jr. Out & 'Modern Family' Star Ty Burrell In For 'Mr. Peabody And Sherman'

    It was only last month that we were noting how Emmy winning "Modern Family" star Ty Burrell was making some serious strides into the movie world in 2012, with indie flicks "Goats" and "Butter" on the way, as well as having recently signed up for the "Jackie Brown&q...

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    'Modern Family' Star Ty Burrell Joins 'Jackie Brown' Prequel 'Switch'

    The Emmy-winning star of ABC's hit comedy "Modern Family" has been marking his territory in the indie film world in a pretty serious way lately. In 2012, we'll be seeing the actor two films -- the coming-of-age tale "Goats," which recently premiered at Sundance, and the q...

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